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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Writing/Journalism. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.

Majors:

Classical Antiquity

Classical Languages

Communication Studies

English

Literature, Language and Writing

News/Information

Philosophy

Strategic Communication

Careers:

Advertising Assistant

Advertising Copywriter

Advertising Sales Manager

Anchor or Newscaster

Announcer

Blogger

Book Editor

Book Reviewer

Brand Manager

Broadcast Journalist

Bureau Chief

Bureau Reporter

Campaign Manager

Clergy

Columnist

Community Relations Specialist

Consultant

Copy Editor

Copy Writer

Corporate Communications Director

Corporate Trainer

Critic

Customer Service Representative

Editor

Editorial Writer

Elected Government Official

Event Planner

Freelance Writer

Fundraiser or Development Coordinator

Ghostwriter

Historian

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Specialist

Insurance Claims Agent

Investigative Journalist

Journalist

Lawyer

 

Legal Secretary or Paralegal

Legislative Aide

Librarian

Literary Agent

Lobbyist

Magazine Writer

Market Researcher

Marketing Manager

Media Buyer

Media Planner

Media Relations Manager

Medical Writer

Minister

News Writer

Newspaper Editor

Paralegal

Photojournalist

Policy Analyst

Press Secretary

Print Production Manager

Producer

Professor

Promotional Campaign Developer

Proofreader

Public Relations Manager

Publications Researcher

Publicist

Publisher

Reporter

Researcher

Segment Producer

Speech Writer

Sportscaster

Student Affairs Professional

Teacher

Technical Editor

Technical Writer

Webmaster


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